Am I a QA engineer, QC engineer or software tester?

Many people think Quality assurance and Quality control are the same. also, they often use the phrase QA to refer to testing, but this isn't true. They are related and tightly linked, and it's very confusing to differentiate between QA, QC and testing and to identify each activity of them. Moreover, people in this domain sometime wonder about their job title:" am I a software tester, QA engineer or QC engineer ?" In this article, we will define each term and the difference between them, and by the end of it, you will be able to respond to this question.

How to get started with Public Speaking?

“The universe is made of stories, not of atoms - Muriel Rukeyser”. Everyone has a story to tell. Public speaking is one of the powerful mediums to express your story to the world. This pandemic changed a lot of things in all of our lives. A lot of self-reflection resulted in pursuing our dreams and desires. Similarly, our Synapse Pricilla started her Public speaking journey in recent years. She is constantly working on her speaking skills. She is keen on sharing her impressions of Public speaking and the major factors that influenced her journey. Do checkout to read more about her tips and to spark up the Speaker in you

Fresher to Seasoned: Things I wish I knew

As this new year dawned, I was reminiscing on the fact that I now had more than a decade worth of experience in the IT industry. Back when I started my career, I had a very strong notion of what a successful career would look like at the 10-year mark. As I look back, I can only shake my head at the simplicity and naivety of that idea. So, here are the things that I would tell the 21-year-old me as she started her career.

Do Skills come with the Position?

It includes my observation regards to position in my career. You have to work on skills instead of chasing only a position without any effort. Sometimes people get a position but are unable to manage it due to skills and never try to overcome it and problems begin from here.

A path not taught

This article is about my unconventional path into software testing at the age of 50. I often see people asking if they are to old to learn to code to old to change careers. It is also about alternative career paths if you just graduated a coding Bootcamp giving people options that they may have never pursued.

A Tester’s Expected Learning and Unexpected Challenges Voyage

The article is all about a Tester’s Expected Learning and Unexpected Challenges Voyage. Today I have been promoted to a Senior QA Engineer role in the firm I work. This made me recollect on my last 8 years of Testing journey and how I ended up in this role. So here I’m to share my lessons learned and at the same time showcase the challenges I faced in my career path.

How to SHINE in an interview

No matter how many times you have gone through it, interviews are always nerve-racking and gruelling. The feeling of being interviewed can still make us feel nervous! I am not an expert in this topic of interview coaching, but since many were reaching out for tips to crack interviews, I thought of sharing my failure stories and learnings along with tips crack interviews.

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